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Arkansas City Traveler (Newspaper) - September 26, 1970, Arkansas City, Kansas Egypt accuses Jordan of violating ceasefire by the associated press Egypt accused Jordan today of violating the jordanian cease fire and planning to a a liquidated palestinian guerrillas. Jordan a King Hussein said his forces had observed the truce a despite endless provocations and called on the guerrillas a to slam the door shut forever on dissension and he also announced Over radio Amman that a new government would be formed a within hours to replace the military leadership he named last wednesday the Day before the outbreak of the eight Day jordanian civil War. The military government resigned Friday. The jordanian army has been standing still around Ramatha and Irbid 50 Miles North of Amman for the past three Days the King said. The situation in Amman was Calm he added a except for scattered incidents where the armed forces were he charged that a number of guerrilla groups were opposed to the cease fire and were trying to sabotage it. The charge that Jordan had broken the cease fire agreement was made by egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in a Cable sent to Hussein and broadcast Over Amman radio. It was sent in the names of nine Arab nations whose leaders have been holding an emergency Summit in Cairo. News reports from Jordan Friday night said the fighting had ended. The round the clock curfew which had been in effect in Amman for More than a week was lifted for five hours daily radio Amman said. Nasser charged that a a horrible massacre was going on in Jordan a in violation of All Arab and human the Cable drafted at a meeting attended by palestinian guerrilla Leader Yasir Arafat said jordanian assurances that Hussein a commanders would observe the cease fire were a completely broken and devoid of any real the Cable said a delegation of four Arab leaders headed by sudanese president Jaafar Al no safari reported after returning from their cease fire Mission in Jordan that there was a a determination on the part of jordanian authorities to continue the fighting despite All attempts to halt the the message appeared to place Nasser and the other Arab leaders squarely behind the palestinians. Earlier libyans strongman col. Muammar Sadafi proposed an Arab police Force to supervise the truce in Jordan. Libya then severed relations with Hussein a government. The egyptian Middle East news Agency reported that Sadafi funeral services held last week funeral services were held sept. 17 at Colorado Springs colo., for Wendy Lyn Anderson nine Day old daughter of or. And mrs. Jim Anderson who died sept. 15. Services were at the Lehmberg Chapel of the first United methodist Church with or. Lawrence Lacour officiating and burial was in Evergreen cemetery at Colorado Springs. She was born at Colorado Springs sept. 6. Survivors include her parents of 5102 Galley Road 304c, Colorado Springs colo., her grandparents or. And mrs. Jack Loyd of Arkansas City and or. And mrs. Merrill Anderson of Colorado Springs and her great grandparents Milton Loyd and or. And mrs. . Elrod of Arkansas City. Relatives attending from Arkansas City were or. And mrs. Jack Loyd Cathy and Benny. Re elect representative David Hills Republican i pol. Adv i suggested the Force be formed of forces from his own country and neighbouring Algeria. Israeli sources estimated that about 20,000 persons were killed during the nine Days of fighting in Jordan including some 10,000 combatants on both sides and about 10,000 civilians. The sources said about 30,000 were wounded. The figures were obtained through various channels the sources said. Sixteen hijacked airline passengers who were rescued from Captivity by jordanian forces Friday awaited word that they would be flown out of Jordan possibly today. The Hijack victims of Swiss British and West German nationality were being interrogated on their experience by jordanian officials according to capt. Kurt Herzog the Pilot of a Swissair mercy flight. Herzog said he had been told the hijacked passengers would not be flying out of Amman with him Friday. There was no word on the Fate of 38 other hostages All american held by the guerrillas since they were hijacked to the jordanian desert on three planes sept. 6 and 9. Mercy flights carried 132 refugees from Jordan to Beirut Friday. One plane with 64 aboard brought 22 americans six britons seven italians six West germans nine lebanese la jordanians a yugoslav a colombian and an Indian. Another plane carried 29 czechoslovak two French two moroccans and an austrian in addition to 26 wounded jordanian women and children. Eight other wounded women and children were carried out on another flight. The first chartered flight thursday brought out 73 persons 32 of them americans. In other developments a Arab guerrillas today staged their first attack on an israeli settlement since the Start of the jordanian War. The israeli military command said a rocket was fired from Lebanon . Gibson Dies Friday George w. Gibson 80, 515 n. Second St., died Friday at 2 45 . At memorial Hospital. He was bom March 24,1890, at Salfordville Kan., to Marion Gibson and Alice Murphy Gibson. He served in world War i from May of 1918 until february of 1919 and was discharged As a sergeant. He married Alice Agnes Murphy on oct. 15, 1919, at Emporia and they made their Home there while he was employed As stockyard Foreman for the Santa be Railroad. He retired in july 1955, after 33 years service and they moved to Arkansas City in 1959. He was a member of the first Baptist Church american legion and . Survivors include his widow of the Home one son Jess of Springfield mo., two daughters mrs. Walter w. Eula Mae Mccreary of Lake Geneva wis., and mrs. Jay Peggy Payton of Manhattan Kan., one brother Charles of Grain Valley mo., 12 grandchildren and she great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son George jr., who was killed in action in Italy in 1945. Funeral services will be monday at to . At the Erdman Oldroyd funeral Chapel with Rev. Clyde d. Masten officiating. Burial will be at 2 . Monday in memorial Lawn cemetery at Emporia and military rites will be conferred. At Ramot Naftali in the upper Galilee but caused no casualties. A Israel accused Egypt of continuing to build antiaircraft missile Sites near the Suez canal in a grave violation of the Middle East cease fire. A the israeli chief of staff it. Gen. Haim bar lev said King Hussein is losing his grip and Israel stands ready to combat a any state of deterioration along its Border with Jordan. A Britain a foreign Secretary sir Alec Douglas Home told a news conference at the United nations that a new Start to Middle East peace talks rests a particularly with a the soviet communist party newspaper pravda urged All countries to act cautiously in the Middle East situation and warned that any outside military intervention in Jordan could spark a War that would be difficult to end. The Arkansas City Kan daily traveler saturday september 26, 1970 troops use support to gain key areas Page 3 i # this phones on the House. No dimes Are needed to use Telephone atop the Lincoln 111., municipal building. It serves but one customer however a Lincoln policeman who hurries up to watch for tornadoes when severe weather warnings Are posted for the area. When spotter spies a twister he uses phone which is hooked directly to police radio desk alerting officials who relay warning to nearby communities. Nixon Okay on arms to Greece Washington a president Nixon has okayed renewal of full scale . Arms Aid to Greece despite some continuing criticism of Athens military regime both Here and abroad. The reason for ending the Long embargo on planes tanks artillery and other heavy weapons shipments to Greece the state department said is that country a strategic importance on natos flank in the Eastern Mediterranean. A although the United states had hoped for a More rapid return to representative government in Greece a the departments announcement tuesday added a the trend toward a con police notes David a. Fraley 1336 North d St. Was listed in Good condition today at Arkansas City memorial Hospital after he injured his forefinger while trying to free the bumper of a parked car from a Railroad tie in the 400 Block of w. Madison ave. Friday. Vonna Jackson 22, 1207 n. Third St. Was admitted to Arkansas City memorial Hospital Friday night after she received a Large Gash on the head and scrapes on the hand when she jumped from a moving car driven by her husband Donnie Jackson 25 at the intersection of Kansas ave. And c St. Jackson told police the car was travelling about fifteen Miles per hour when the woman jumped. She was listed in Good condition today. Jim Roeser of Gibson discount Center 217 n. Summit St. Reported Friday the shoplifting of five cans of Spray paint by two juveniles. Police apprehended one of the suspected juveniles. Cleo wagers 114 w. Kansas ave., reported finding women a White Gold ring Skyline Mobil Homes Madison ave. Matlock Iga 113 Washington ave. Reported a forged Check Friday. Kenneth Ray Webber 18, 1537 n. Third St. And Ira Davis 58, 1335 n. Fifth ave. Were involved in a collision Friday at a St. And Chestnut ave. The Webber vehicle received $100 damage. The Davis vehicle escaped damage. Dillon Market 425 n. Summit St. Reported receiving a forged Check. A seventeen year old boy was charged with reckless driving at the intersection of fifth ave. And Summit St. A at w. E. Stith tonal order is the United states halted arms assistance to Greece after the april 1967 military coup there and critics of the regime a including some . Congressmen and europeans particularly in Scandinavia a have contended renewing full scale deliveries would Reward an oppressive government. A greek refugee spokesman Here Elias p. Demetr Copoulos condemned Nixon a decision today As in effect giving a official . Government approval to the Athens military h. N. Hayes rites Pend Harvey n. Hayes 55, it. 4, a Santa be Engineer died unexpectedly Friday at 11 15 . At memorial Hospital. He was bom aug. 15, 1915, at Bergman ark., to Aaron b. Hayes and Pauline Hayes. He moved at the age of 12 with his family to Oxford and was reared and educated there. He married Doris Irene Jacobson on june la 1940, at Van Buren ark., and they moved to Arkansas City in 1942 when he was employed by the Santa be Railroad. He was a member of the brotherhood of locomotive engineers. Survivors include his widow of the Home one daughter mrs. Sharon Boyer of Downey calif., four Brothers Harley of Boise City okla., Karl of Sheridan wyo., Dale of san Jose calif., and Vaughn of Eureka calif., two Sisters mrs. Tessie Morris of Berkley calif., and miss Xerxa Hayes of Appl Creek Ohio and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be announced by the Rindt memorial Chapel. Docking says new plants coming Here great Bend Kan. A gov. Robert Docking said Friday that in spite of a National economic slowdown a More plants have announced plans to move into Kansas or already Are under construction during the first six months of this year than during the first six month periods of the past five the governor said the Industrial payroll in the state in the first six months of 1970 was $9 All you can eat Strother Field cafeteria Sun. Sept 27 11 a. M. To 3 00 p. In. Chicken a Batter dip fish meat balls served with meshed potatoes a buttered carrots Green Beans salad bar Rolls Coffee or Tea adults children under 12 $1 99 $1 of state department officials countered that the Athens leadership a has stated that it intends to establish parliamentary democracy and has taken Steps to resume constitutional government by the end of this year. The officials said the decision was not linked directly to the current Mideast crisis but to events in the Eastern Mediterranean in recent months. These events include the soviet naval buildup and Large scale soviet assistance in weapons and personnel to Egypt. The . Heavy weapons now earmarked for Greece will Cost . Taxpayers an estimated $56 million with deliveries to run Over the next 18-24 months. Saigon apr government troops in Cambodia and Laos have captured key areas of their countries from communist led forces with support from american warplanes officers said today. In Cambodia a Large Force carrying out the first major government offensive of the cambodian War seized the Village of Taing Kauk driving out an enemy Force that had blocked its Progress for two weeks. In Laos government forces seized a Hill position called Xieng Dat overlooking the provincial capital of Atto Peu. Atto Peu is on the Bol ovens plateau in Southern Laos near the Northern Border of Cambodia. Both Battle Sites Are on North vietnamese River and land infiltration corridors that have been under daily . Bombing attacks aimed at curbing the flow of enemy troops and War materials southward into Cambodia and South Vietnam. Taing Kauk along route 6 Between phenom penh and the provincial capital of Kampong Thom 80 Miles to the North was captured by the cambodians Friday. Associated press correspondent John t. Wheeler reported from phenom penh that outnumbered North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops apparently had evacuated nearly All their troops and casualties from dug in bunkers before the final assault on the Village. The final drive came from the West after a North vietnamese Strong Point in the towns High school was destroyed by air and artillery strikes. The cambodian troops who captured the Village reported finding four enemy soldiers dead and a Small Quantity of arms and ammunition. A spokesman for the cambodian military command refused to disclose the government casualty figures in the Battle but indicated they were Light. Local commanders had reported thursday that More than 200 cambodian troops had been killed or seriously wounded in the two week Effort to take Taing Kauk. Enemy losses were not known. The spokesman said the Village was not heavily damaged. Villagers who returned after the fighting ended Friday said they were unable to say where the North vietnamese and Viet Cong Force had fled. The of the cambodian offensive is to reopen route 6 All the Way to Kampong Thorn but a spokesman said he was Uncertain when the operation would begin moving northward again. Wheeler reported that the feeling in phenom penh was that it would be Many Days or weeks until any new Effort to move North was begun if at All because of possible enemy Bushes. Am plumbing fittings Auto supplies and parts paint and painting supplies electrical supplies open sunday . To Sambles Ark City Bob Kubat owner i 325 South Summit h want ads your key instant results a v Vova w v. 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